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The Etsy Shop Launches at Macy’s Herald Square

Macy’s partners with Etsy Wholesale to discover and source local designers for their Herald Square Flagship Store

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Celebrating Etsy Team Spirit

The camaraderie that powers the heart of the Etsy Teams community is truly a marvelous thing.

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Marketing With Etsy

Yesterday we attended the Licensing International convention in New York. Held at the cavernous Javits Convention Center, the event threw up flashy temporary displays by the world’s most popular brands—and perchance, tomorrow’s most famous brands. Basically, it was like being in the womb of pop culture — this is where all the stuff you find…

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Etsy’s 2nd Birthday Party

  Thank you for coming to our Two Year anniversary party, live from the Etsy Labs in Brooklyn, New York. We had a live streaming audio and webcam feed from one of the rooms hosted in our Workshop application. A great time was had by all. We love you and happy birthday Etsy!

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Etsy Alumni: Charles aka winenutnyc

UPDATE: Charles has moved on from Etsy, but we know his heart remains with us. We miss you, Charles! Thank you for being there in the early days. Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We are posting a series of About…

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Etsy Alumni: Mike aka MikeH

UPDATE: Mike no longer works for Etsy.  We will miss you Mike! Keep up the good work in whatever endeavor you pursue. We wish you the best. [The following was originally published on May 15, 2008.] Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove…

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Etsy Alumni: Jay(red) aka Jay

Jay no longer works at Etsy. He is moving on to great projects, we’re sure. Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We are posting a series of About Us pieces to help you get to know the Etsy admin (and since…

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Etsy Alumni: Zak aka zakj

Zak no long works at Etsy, but we miss him very much — especially the team here at the blog. Best wishes to you, Zak! Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We are posting a series of About Us pieces to…

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Etsy Alumni: Caleb aka calebwalt

UPDATE: Caleb no longer works for Etsy. Best of luck to you! [The following was originally published April 16, 2008.]Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We’ll be posting a series of About Us pieces to help you get to know the…

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Etsy Alumni: Bob aka fumanchu

Bob no longer works for Etsy. Bob, good luck with all your future projects! Bob Brewer, aka fumanchu, is one of our Engineers working remotely from the West coast. He specializes in Etsy software and works hard to keep the cache flowing. As you can see from his polaroid photo above, he is also a…

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Etsy Alumni: Alec aka scaramouche

Alec no longer works at Etsy. We wish you the best! Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We’ll be posting a series of About Us pieces to help you get to know the Etsy admin (and since many of us work…

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Bumper Sticker Shout Outs

Here’s one of Melissa’s runner up winners. She has an Etsy shop for baby items called hardcorebaby. She just opened a shop for stickers and promo materials called monsterpromos. She got into the sticker biz when she met her partner while in school for graphic design. They started as a sign company, but with their…

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Etsy Alumni: Paulie aka OhPauleez

Paulie, we will miss your dance moves! Good luck beyond Etsy, as you pursue your endeavors. Paul, aka Paulie D, aka OhPauleez, works on the engineering team here at Etsy — on the infrastructure and framework, in particular. He’s known for being a cheerful early riser and for having some serious dance moves. Even though…

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Why yes, please do tailgate.

Congrats to Yael Frankel! She wins the coveted $150 Etsy shopping spree. We got about 150 amazing entries to our bumper sticker challenge! Thank you to all who participated! I’m going to do a shout out to all of you tomorrow. There were so many great ideas and slogans and we had a hard time…

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Etsy Alumni: Alex aka alexandersomma

Alex no longer works at Etsy, but we still love you and wish you the best in all your endeavors! [Originally posted April 2, 2008] Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We are posting a series of About Us pieces to…

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Behind-the-Scenes of our first Online Workshop!

Anda did a How-to on Upcycling Plastic Grocery Bags. Fusing pastic is a great way to creatively reuse your trash! Anda even appliques with fused plastic! This lil video shows the behind-the-scenes of the Workshop application, which is an online multi-user environment that uses Flash Media Server. Jared was at the helm with the equipment:…

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Etsy Alumni: Annette aka annettemusick

Annette no longer works for Etsy. We will miss your skills and amazing singing voice as well. Take care and stay in touch! [Update: Originally published March 31, 2008] Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have the awkward pictures to prove it. We’ll be posting a series of…

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Etsy Labs: Make a Donation. Use a Donation.

Mary is overwhelmed. Note: This was originally posted in the Etsy Garden. UPDATE: We received so many donations…that we don’t really need more. Please email Julie@etsy.com to inquire about donations.

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Bumpity Bump Bump Bump

I just have to say, WOW! 66 entries in the Etsy Bumper Sticker Challenge. Thanks to all who are participating! We asked you guys for your ideas which were already flowing in the forums. We’ve gotten some catchy slogans and fresh graphics. For those who haven’t yet submitted, your entries (up to three per person)…

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Etsy Alumni: Bre aka brepettis

Bre no longer works for Etsy, though we hope to continue to collaborate. We wish him the best of luck with all his exciting web and hacking projects! Don’t be a stranger, Bre! (The following was originally posted on March 2008) Etsy has had quite a growth spurt in the past year, and we have…

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